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COVID-19 Related Documents and Declarations

Courthouse re-opening plan
Judiciary Opening Plan

Intake Division/Grand Jury


Pat Knauth, 1st Assistant
Cory Kneeland – Grand Jury Attorney/Chief of Intake Section

Intake Division is where all of the criminal cases which are prosecuted by this office begin. Cases are submitted to this office for review by the various local, state and federal agencies operating in Jefferson County. A legal sufficiency determination is made by the intake attorney as to whether or not probable cause exists to pursue formal criminal charges.